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The Process

Application for Degree Programs

Before you apply to study at TU Dortmund University, you should first of all consider your desired course of study. TU Dortmund University offers a wide range of courses from computer science or chemistry up to literature and cultural studies. You can find out here which requirements have to be met for your studies and how the application process works at TU Dortmund University.

Choice of Degree Program

Before you apply, you should consider which degree program you would like to study. On the website of the Student Registration Office of TU Dortmund University you can get an overview of the courses offered at TU Dortmund University.


If you are still unsure which subject you would like to study and are looking for a suitable place to study, this website can help you: www.hochschulkompass.de.

University Entrance Qualification (Hochschulzugangsberechtigung, HZB)

If you are still unsure whether your school leaving certificate allows university studies in Germany, the online information portal of the Conference of Ministers of Culture can help you. For each country you can check on the website www.anabin.kmk.org which school leaving certificates qualify as university entrance qualification.

If documents are missing or not available for various reasons, please feel free to contact the Refugee Counseling and Integration Office directly.

Application Modalities at TU Dortmund University: How to Apply

If you have decided to study at TU Dortmund University, you can apply for the corresponding study program via the portal of uni-assist e.V.

Please refer to the website of the Admission and Enrollment Office for international applicants to get detailed information on the application periods and the application procedure itself. If you have any questions about the application process, you can directly contact the colleagues in the Admission and Enrollment Office using the online contact form.

Contact

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Refugee Counseling and In­te­gra­ti­on Office.

You can reach us here: refugee.counselingtu-dortmundde

We are looking forward to assist you!

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Location & approach

The campus of TU Dort­mund University is located close to interstate junction Dort­mund West, where the Sauerlandlinie A 45 (Frankfurt-Dort­mund) crosses the Ruhrschnellweg B 1 / A 40. The best interstate exit to take from A 45 is "Dort­mund-Eichlinghofen" (closer to Campus Süd), and from B 1 / A 40 "Dort­mund-Dorstfeld" (closer to Campus Nord). Signs for the uni­ver­si­ty are located at both exits. Also, there is a new exit before you pass over the B 1-bridge leading into Dort­mund.

To get from Campus Nord to Campus Süd by car, there is the connection via Vogelpothsweg/Baroper Straße. We recommend you leave your car on one of the parking lots at Campus Nord and use the H-Bahn (suspended monorail system), which conveniently connects the two campuses.

 

TU Dort­mund University has its own train station ("Dort­mund Uni­ver­si­tät"). From there, suburban trains (S-Bahn) leave for Dort­mund main station ("Dort­mund Hauptbahnhof") and Düsseldorf main station via the "Düsseldorf Airport Train Station" (take S-Bahn number 1, which leaves every 20 or 30 minutes). The uni­ver­si­ty is easily reached from Bochum, Essen, Mülheim an der Ruhr and Duisburg.

You can also take the bus or subway train from Dort­mund city to the uni­ver­si­ty: From Dort­mund main station, you can take any train bound for the Station "Stadtgarten", usually lines U41, U45, U 47 and U49. At "Stadtgarten" you switch trains and get on line U42 towards "Hombruch". Look out for the Station "An der Palmweide". From the bus stop just across the road, busses bound for TU Dort­mund University leave every ten minutes (445, 447 and 462). Another option is to take the subway routes U41, U45, U47 and U49 from Dort­mund main station to the stop "Dort­mund Kampstraße". From there, take U43 or U44 to the stop "Dort­mund Wittener Straße". Switch to bus line 447 and get off at "Dort­mund Uni­ver­si­tät S".

 

The H-Bahn is one of the hallmarks of TU Dort­mund University. There are two stations on Campus Nord. One ("Dort­mund Uni­ver­si­tät S") is directly located at the suburban train stop, which connects the uni­ver­si­ty directly with the city of Dort­mund and the rest of the Ruhr Area. Also from this station, there are connections to the "Technologiepark" and (via Campus Süd) Eichlinghofen. The other station is located at the dining hall at Campus Nord and offers a direct connection to Campus Süd every five minutes.

 

The AirportExpress is a fast and convenient means of transport from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Dortmund Central Station, taking you there in little more than 20 minutes. From Dortmund Central Station, you can continue to the university campus by interurban railway (S-Bahn). A larger range of international flight connections is offered at Düsseldorf Airport (DUS), which is about 60 kilometres away and can be directly reached by S-Bahn from the university station.

 

The facilities of TU Dortmund University are spread over two campuses, the larger Campus North and the smaller Campus South. Additionally, some areas of the university are located in the adjacent "Technologiepark".

Site Map of TU Dort­mund University (Second Page in English)

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The facilities of TU Dortmund University are spread over two campuses, the larger Campus North and the smaller Campus South. Additionally, some areas of the university are located in the adjacent "Technologiepark".

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